cluttering

noun
clut·​ter·​ing | \ ˈklət-ə-riŋ How to pronounce cluttering (audio) \

Medical Definition of cluttering

: a speech defect in which phonetic units are dropped, condensed, or otherwise distorted as a result of overly rapid agitated utterance

More from Merriam-Webster on cluttering

Nglish: Translation of cluttering for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of cluttering for Arabic Speakers

Comments on cluttering

What made you want to look up cluttering? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having no equal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!